Articles by: Ananya Karanam '18

Faculty Profiles: Departing Faculty

Faculty Profiles: Departing Faculty

May 27, 2016 at 6:42 am 1 comment

Mr. Ashton Betancourt “I’ll miss his charismatic and passionate personality. I’ll also miss his amazing cookies and hot chocolate. Most importantly, though, I’ll miss the best teacher I’ve ever had,” said Arjun Katechia ’19, referring to Mr. Ashton Betancourt, who will retire this year to reunite with his family inRead More

Seen here with Paul Grabowski, Ms. Mary Pashly attends octoberfest in 1986.

Leaving a Legacy of Service, Ms. Pashley Departs

May 27, 2016 at 6:27 am 0 comments

“It feels as though everything I’ve done here has been a natural flow of succession based on my interests and desires, as well as where the school has been going,” reflected Ms. Mary Pashley, whose retirement will conclude 33 years of service to Choate. A Wallingford native, she received herRead More

Arts Con’s Boston Adventures

Arts Con’s Boston Adventures

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students from all of the various Arts Concentration disciplines — music, theater, dance, and visual arts — congregated last Thursday, April 14, to visit the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in an the opportunity to learn and improve their own work. The students began theirRead More

Choate Students Triumph at COLT Poetry Contest

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate sent students to the CT COLT Poetry Recitation Contest on Wednesday, April 6 for the first time in two years. Twenty-four Choate students traveled to East Haven High School to compete against hundreds in the “Super Bowl” of high school foreign language contests, as the Choate website calls it.Read More

Joint Language Trip to Southern Spain

March 31, 2016 at 11:54 am 0 comments

For a week over spring break, a group of fifteen Choate students traveled to southern Spain to explore the Arabic influences present in the Al-Andalus region. The trip, which was organized and chaperoned by Ms. Eera Sharma (Spanish) and Mr. Georges Chahwan (Arabic), included stops at cities such as Madrid,Read More